What’s On guide

The Proclaimers.
The Proclaimers.

August 4

Garden. Explore the 12-acre gardens at Thornbridge Hall, Ashford in the Water, from 9am until 5pm. Seasonal produce, and plants available to buy. Adults £6, children under 16 are free. Visit www.thornbridgehall.co.uk

Market. Summer market at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, 9.30am to 3pm. Free entry.

Garden. Enjoy a free guided tour of the garden at Haddon Hall from 11am to 3pm. Hall admission price and opening times apply. Contact 01629 812855 or www.haddonhall.co.uk
Exhibition. Landscape photographer Doug Chinnery exhibits his monochrome collection of photographs at the Peak District National Park Visitor Centre, Bakewell, from 10am to 4pm until August 31. Free entry. Contact 01629 816558

Family. Hula hooping to music at Buxton Swimming & Fitness Centre from 12.45pm to 1.45pm. Suitable for eight years upwards. Prices £2.50 (adult) and £1.50 (child).

Art. Learn graffiti art using stencil creation and application, freehand spraying techniques and lettering designs, led by experienced artist and youth worker Lucie Maycock, at the Parish Centre, Stonegravels, Chesterfield, from 4pm to 6pm. Contact 07415 142933.

Film. Romeo and Juliet (12A) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7pm. Tickets £15.50 and £13 (concessions, student, child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Three Musketeers in concert & Bakewell Stars of the Future classical concert at Bakewell Town Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £9. Contact 01629 810152,

Theatre. Tea with Oscar Wilde, a modern chat show is reimagined for the Victorian age, at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 7.30pm. Tickets £16. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

August 5

Jazz. Sue Parish and her band perform jazz in an evening which includes a three-course dinner at 7.30pm in the Green Room, Stockport Plaza. Tickets £28.50. Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

August 6

Family. Pirate Mutiny weekend at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath, with live music, family activities, games, re-enactments and stall. Free entry.

History. Haddon Hall will host a living history medieval camp, presented by Sir John Savile’s Household. Try on armour and learn to march like a medieval soldier, or learn a medieval dance. Hall admission and opening times apply. Contact 01629 812855 or www.haddonhall.co.uk

Fair. Craft and jewellery fair at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, from 10am to 4.30pm. Free entry.

Family. Make shadow puppets with Funny Wonders at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery from 11am to 3pm. Free, donations welcome.

Film. Florence Foster Jenkins (PG) at Stockport Plaza at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £6,50, £5.50 (concessions) or £4.50 (film club members). Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Theatre. The Dressing Room, starring Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball, at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £20 and £18. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. The Proclaimers at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel at 7.30pm. Tickets £30.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

August 7

Family. Pirate Mutiny weekend at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath, with live music, family activities, games, re-enactments and stall. Free entry.

Fair. Craft and jewellery fair at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, from 10am to 4.30pm. Free entry.

Film. The Secret Life of Pets (U) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 1.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. Absolutely Fabulous (15) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 4.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Molly May hosts open mic night at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.


August 8

History. Living history medieval camp at Haddon Hall. Try on a piece armour and learn to march like a medieval soldier, or learn a medieval dance. Hall admission and opening times apply. Contact 01629 812855 or www.haddonhall.co.uk

Children. Gruesome Goings-On at Bolsover Castle from 11am to 5pm. Ghastly gallows, horrific hangmen and terrifying torture - travel back in time to find out the painful punishments inflicted on wrongdoers. Event runs until August 12. Tickets £11.30 (adult), £6.80 (child, 5 to 15 years), £10.20 (concession), £29.40 (family), free to English Heritage members.

Art. Meet artists Kate Beinder and Frances Daunt at their exhibition at West Studios, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, from 2pm to 4pm.

Film. The Secret Life of Pets (U) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 2.30pm.Tickets £7, £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. Absolutely Fabulous (15) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk


August 9

Children. Dragon Days, featuring storyteller Gordon MacLellan, and the opportunity to make a dragon at The Green Man Gallery, Buxton, from 11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm. Suitable for ages 8-12 years (ages 6-7 welcome with an adult). Price £6.

Film. The Secret Life of Pets (U) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 11am. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. Absolutely Fabulous (15) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 2.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. Glyndebourne Opera: Beatrice & Benedict at Stockport Plaza and the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 6.30pm. Tickets for Stockport £15 and £13 (concessions); contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk. Tickets for Chesterfield £15.50 and £13 (concessions, student, child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

August 10

Show. Ashover Show at Rectory Fields, Ashover. For more information, visit www.ashovershow.co.uk
Garden. Explore the gardens of Thornbridge Hall, Ashford in the Water, from 9am until 5pm. Adults £6, children under 16 are free. Visit www.thornbridgehall.co.uk

Film. The Secret of Pets (U) at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 12 noon. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. Absolutely Fabulous (15) at the Pomegranate Theatre at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Crafts. Family Olympic crafts at Buxton Swimming & Fitness Centre from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. Suitable for four to seven years. Tickets £2.50 (adult) and £1.50 (child). Contact 01298 766142.

Film. Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG) at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 2.30pm. Tickets £4.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Film. Man Up (18) screens at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton. Tickets £4.50, discounts available. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk